Images

The Images section features photographs, postcards, and different types of artwork, as well as reproductions of images that appeared in newspapers, magazines, and other publications. These images all reflect the Carlisle Indian School students, facilities, and staff. Images available here are drawn from files housed at the U. S. National Archives, from collections of Carlisle Indian School materials housed at various archival repositories, and from a variety of published sources. Visitors to this website are also invited to share copies of photographs from their own personal and family collections; please contact us if you have images you would like to contribute.

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Embry Gibson, c.1884

Studio portrait of Embry Gibson wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Samuel Dion, c.1884

Studio portrait of Samuel Dion probably wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Pueblo girls, c.1884 [before]

The caption reads: Pueblo Girls. Entered Carlisle. Aug. 1884.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Before

This image was shared courtesy of Robert R. Rowe.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Robert R. Rowe Private Collection

Carlisle Indian School Student Body, 1884

Carlisle Indian School in 1884; 375 students.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Clay Ainsworth, c.1885

Studio portrait of Clay Ainsworth wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mrs. Marmon, Lena Carr, and Harry Marmon, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Mrs. Marmon, Lena Carr, Harry Marmon.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

The Mrs. Marmon in this image is believed to be Mrs. Walter Marmon.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Etadleuh Doanmoe [version 2], c.1885

The printed caption reads: ETADLEUH DOANMOE, KIOWA. Taken prisoner in 1875 and sent to Ft. Marion, Fla.; was released in /1878; spent one year at Hampton Institute, Va.; entered Carlisle 1879. In 1882 married Tone-adle-mah, an educated girl of his own tribe, and reentered to the Indian Territory. Served as Helper in the School an Interpreter. In 1888 was appointed by the Presbyterian Board as a missionary among the Kiowas, but died soon after, having lived an exemplary life and exerted a good influence ence among his associates.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Embry Gibson, c.1884

Studio portrait of Embry Gibson wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Arnold Woolworth, c.1885

Studio portrait of Arnold Woolworth in non-native clothing. 

The caption reads: Arnold

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Little Bear Group, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of the Little Bear group.

The caption read: Little Bear Group

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Mark Evarts, c.1885

Studio portrait of Mark Evarts wearing non-native clothing. 

Note: The Historical Society has two prints of this image, PA-CH2-055c and 13-28-02. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

John Dixon [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of John Dixon wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Luther Standing Bear and Willard Standing Bear, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Luther Standing Bear and Willard Standing Bear, members of the Sioux Nation.

The caption reads: Luther and Willard

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Ralph Brown, c.1885

The handwritten note reads: Ralph Brown age 17 years

Ralph Brown was Eliza Bell Brown's husband.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W, Postcard

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Studio portrait of Clay Ainsworth in non-native clothes. 

Handritten caption along the side of the image appears to read: "Clay Ainsworth." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Frank West, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Frank West.

The caption reads: Frank West 3

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Two Unidentified Male Students, c.1885

Glass plate negative images of two unidentified male students.

The caption reads: Rob [?] and [illegible]

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

George Fire Thunder [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of George Fire Thunder wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Henry Ouita, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Henry Ouita, a member of the Apache Nation.

The caption reads: Henry Outa - 3-50 - Pd

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Eben Beads, c.1885

Studio portrait of Eben Beads wearing non-native clothes.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

George Fire Thunder [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of George Fire Thunder wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Rose White Thunder, c.1885 [after]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Rose White Thunder. Sioux.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Little Elk, c.1885

Glass plate negative image of Little Elk.

The caption reads: Little Elk

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, c.1885

Studio portrait of Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, all in school uniforms.

There is an almost undecipherable handwritten caption along the side of the image, which reads in part: Arnold.

Based on other images, Woolworth is the student standing on the left. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Ada Fox Catcher [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of Ada Fox Catcher probably wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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